Cyber guerilla networking

Monday, 8 September 2003, 2:08 PM EST

Cyber guerillas are the newest breed of hackers. They love to hunt and sniff the air for signals emitted from the wireless handheld devices that you use to connect primarily with the WLAN. They then exploit the vulnerable network to launch an attack. In this article, Judith talks about who the cyber guerillas are and where you will most likely meet them.

Additionally, she'll cover the various wireless security issues and describe how they use the tools of the trade to intercept, intrude upon, and attack the unprotected wireless traffic. Finally, a brief discussion about the VPN support, followed by a list of the shortcomings of mobile devices -- with suggested solutions to overcome them, of course.

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